Men's Basketball Opens Conference Carolinas Play on Wednesday

Men's Basketball Opens Conference Carolinas Play on Wednesday

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BELMONT, N.C. -- With its final exhibition game in the books, Belmont Abbey turns its attention to Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday when it hosts Barton. Tipoff is set for around 7:30 p.m. at the Wheeler Center.

The Crusaders stand 3-2 this year after a 93-33 victory over Christendom last Tuesday. The Crusaders shot 56.7 percent from the field, held Christendom to 23.1 percent, and had a 54-16 advantage on the boards.

On Black Friday, The Abbey played its final exhibition game of 2016-17, when it travelled to UNC Greensboro. Jacob Wilson tallied 11 points, hitting all three three-point attempts, while Daniel Spencer came off the bench to score eight late points.

Other storylines for tonight's game:

Deion Lane has been the scoring leader in three of the five contests in 2016-17.

♦ Wednesday's action opens a three-game homestand for the Crusaders.